Job Details: Director Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Program

Job Title: Director Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Program

Submitted on: 07-13-16

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Start Date:

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Responsibilities: Teaching Tenure-track, 12- month full-time position in nursing to teach online nursing courses. Advising, recruiting, online teaching and university responsibilities as needed. Administration • Administers the budget for the nursing program. • Consults with the Dean of Mathematic, Science, and Nursing and the Vice President for Academic Affairs as needed. • Develops and maintains cooperative relationships within the University. • Makes BSN faculty teaching assignments, ensuring equitable distribution of workload. • Has input into hiring of faculty and staff. • Supervises the work activities of the support staff. • Provides academic advisement and assistance with OPSU enrollment for students in BSN program, in pre-nursing courses, and in the OSU-OKC AAS in nursing program. • Serves as liaison between the OSU-OKC AAS in Nursing and the OSU campus. • Is responsible for student and faculty recruitment. Faculty Development • Guides faculty in a manner that is conducive to efficient and effective functioning of the nursing programs. • Negotiates responsibilities and tasks with faculty and staff in an equitable manner to meet the goals of the school. • Facilitates professional growth of faculty through education, research and/or other creative activities. • Makes recommendations to the dean pertaining to the selection, retention, promotion and termination of faculty. • Makes recommendations to the dean regarding faculty annual evaluations. • Facilitates the orientation of new faculty. Curriculum • In cooperation with faculty, develops, implements, evaluates the Systematic Plan for Evaluation. • In cooperation with faculty, develops, implements, evaluates, and revises the curriculum. External Relations • Maintains professional relationships with the University community directly and through the dean as well as with the nursing community and the community-at-large. • Maintains cooperative relationships with stakeholders and communities of interest. • Represents the BSN nursing program in appropriate professional organizations such as the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). • Notifies the ACEN of any substantive changes in the BSN program. • Responsible for the ACEN Accrediting Commission accreditation report.

Applicant Must Submit: Letter of Application; Resume; All Official University Transcripts; Addresses/Contact Numbers of Three References for Nursing License; Consent & Disclosure form from pre-employment background check.

Qualifications: Candidates must have a graduate degree with a major in nursing. Must hold an earned doctorate from a regionally accredited university or be willing to pursue doctoral education. Must have three to five years teaching experience, preferably in a baccalaureate nursing program. Demonstrates leadership skills, computer literacy and competent administrative ability. Must have three to five years’ experience as a competent practitioner of nursing. Must have active membership and participation in professional organizations. Must hold a valid license to practice as a registered nurse in the state of Oklahoma. Has a history of demonstrating ethical and professional behavior.

Physical Requirements:



For Additional Information: Oklahoma Panhandle State University Attention: Department of Human Resources P.O. Box 430 Goodwell, OK 73939 580-349-1574

If you are applying for more than one position, please submit a separate application packet for each position, being sure that your cover letter addresses the specific requirements for the position for which you are applying. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

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